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Midday Gives Cecil First Breeders' Cup Win

Midday Gives Cecil First Breeders' Cup Win

Midday, who was bred in England, gave the Europeans their second win of the 26th Breeders' Cup World Championships. The 3-year-old daughter of Oasis Dream was making her first start in the United States. She is trained by Henry Cecil, a renowned English trainer who earned his first Breeders' Cup victory after many years.

Defections Leave Music Note as Beldame Choice

Defections Leave Music Note as Beldame Choice

There was a time not too long ago that a meeting among the nation's best fillies and mares in the $600,000 Beldame (gr. I) was a distinct possibility. But with Rachel Alexandra on the sideline, Zenyatta staying in California for the Lady's Secret (gr. I), and Icon Project now heading to Keeneland's Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I), the Beldame has lost some of its appeal.

Rutherienne Looks Best in Noble Damsel

Rutherienne Looks Best in Noble Damsel

Virginia Kraft Payson's multiple graded stakes winner Rutherienne has not been off the board her last 10 starts, but has just one win to show for her efforts. On Sept. 19 at Belmont Park, the 5-year-old mare will try to return to the winner's circle when she takes on six fillies and mares in the $100,00 Noble Damsel Handicap (gr. IIIT).

Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Captain's Lover (SAF) Todd A. Pletcher
  • Team Valor International
  • W. J. Engelbrecht
Cocoa Beach (CHI) Saeed bin Suroor
  • Godolphin Racing, LLC
  • Haras La Obra
Dyna's Lassie Paul Douglas Fout
  • Eldon Farm Racing Stable
  • Greenwich Cattle Co.
My Princess Jess Barclay Tagg
  • Lael Stable
  • Adena Springs
Rutherienne Christophe Clement
  • Virginia Kraft Payson LLC
  • Payson Stud, Inc.
Salve Germania (IRE) Todd A. Pletcher
  • IEAH Stables (Michael A. Iavarone, et al.)
  • Gestut Hony-Hof
Teamgeist (ARG) Kenneth G. McPeek
  • El Catorce
  • La Quebrada

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Magic City Classic S.FG
Garland of Roses S.AQU
Copa Velocidad S. (gr. I)CMR
Dama del Caribe S. (gr. I)CMR
Copa Confraternidad S. (gr. I)CMR
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